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Flashcards in wk4 - LI combinations Deck (12):
1

LI 4 + LV 3 together are called ______ ?
what does this treat?

"the 4 gates" -- moves Qi

(LI 4 and LV 3 are both Yuan Source points on their own channels)

2

LI 4 + GB 21 + SP 6 together are used for?

guaranteed to promote labor (either with needles or pressure)

3

LI 4 + LU 7 together are used to treat?

wind cold in exterior, by moving Qi

(LU 7 is the Command of Head & Neck; LI 4 is the Command of Face & Mouth -- both resolve the exterior and are commonly used for wind cold)

(this is also a Host-Guest combo)

4

example of Host-Guest combo using LU 9?
what is this combo used for?

LU 9 + LI 6 - used for wind cold in the interior

(LU 9 is Yuan Source; LI 6 is Luo; Lung + Large Intestine are paired zang fu organs.This combo strengthens the lung function, for wind cold that presents with a cough.)

5

what is a Host-Guest combo?

when you combine Yuan Source of a channel (host) with its associated Luo point on its paired Yin-Yang channel (guest)

6

LI 10 + ST 36 together are called ______ ?
what does this treat?

"the INNER 4 gates" -- promotes & strengthens digestion to tonify Qi + Blood

(essentially, helps the patient get better Qi + Blood from the food ingested)

7

example of Host-Guest combo using LI 4?
what is this combo used for?

LI 4 + LU 7 -- used for wind cold in the exterior

(LI 4 is Yuan Source; LU 7 is Luo; Large Intestine + Lung are paired zang fu organs. LI 4 resolves the exterior, and LU 7 is used for wind cold, so this combination resolves wind cold in the exterior.)

8

LI 6 + LU 9 together used to treat?

- wind cold that has gotten into the lungs (it's gone past the exterior)
- the patient has a cough that possibly disrupts the waterways
- Host-Guest combo of LI 6 + LU 9 strengthens the lungs

9

LI 11 + ST 9 + Er Jian (and sometimes GB20) together are used for what?

to lower blood pressure

(LI 11 harmonizes Qi + Blood, and is good for high blood pressure)

10

"the 4 gates" include which points?

LI 4 + LV 3

(both Yuan Source points)

11

" the inner 4 gates" include which points?

LI 10 + ST 36

(used to promote + strengthen digestion to tonify Qi + Blood)

12

what points in combination treat high blood pressure?

LI 11 + ST 9 + Er Jian (and sometimes GB 20)